MIND THE GAP
He should have known better. Not for the first time (nor the last), Damon’s attempt to pass Michael Schumacher – on this occasion, at Priory corner – ended in controversy. Both were out of the race on the spot – and this time the blame was placed directly on Hill.
“That was shocking. [‘There is a gap…’ we prompt] There would have been more of a gap if he’d not moved across so determinedly. It would have been interesting if we’d had driver stewards back then. They’d probably have given me a 20-place grid penalty and a £100,000 ne! But I genuinely thought he’d opened the door and if I stuck my car there he couldn’t shut it – but he did. [‘And he saw you coming…’ we prompt again] Well… maybe!”